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Baby showers are all about giving the new parents-to-be a fun and relaxing day and calm their baby jitters. 

Expecting mothers have a lot of questions. This list tries to answer those queries and provide more facts regarding pregnancies and babies. To help the parents-to-be get baby-ready and welcome a tiny human into their homes, a fun baby trivia is a must-have addition for baby showers. No matter what culture you belong to or how you celebrate the blooming of new life, you can always take out time to have a cute baby shower trivia along with other baby shower games for your friends and family. You can also use these baby trivia games to help your first child understand more about how life will be once the little one arrives. Follow us for more interesting trivia questions and fun facts!

Pregnancy Trivia Questions

Pregnancy can be different for everyone. While some mothers have severe nausea and fatigue, others may go through the whole period without feeling any of those. If you are looking for ways to distract yourself from nausea or something to spend your afternoon with, these baby trivia game questions for new moms are sure to keep up your spirits!

1. Question: When do your baby's fingerprints develop?

Answer: In the first three months of pregnancy.

2. Question: What percentage of babies arrive on their due date?

Answer: Only 5%

3. Question: A pregnant woman's blood volume increases significantly. Do you know how much?

Answer: Blood Volume increases by 50% approximately. 

4. Question: We all know the pregnancy duration is 280 days. Do you know the number of days in the longest recorded pregnancy?

Answer: It was 375 days. 

5. Question: Babies can yawn in the womb. True or false?

Answer: True.

6. Question: Are all babies born with blue eyes? 

Answer: No. Babies born with brown eyes are more common.

7. Question: Can a baby taste the food mothers eat in the womb?

Answer: Yes.

8. Question: Pregnancy increases symptoms of allergies in mothers. True or false?

Answer: True.

9. Question: At what point can your gynecologist correctly identify your baby's gender?

Answer: After 18-20 weeks into the pregnancy.

10. Question: To be sure of your pregnancy, what is the best time to take the test?

Answer: 1 week after a missed period.

11. Question: Which is the most common food craving for mothers worldwide during pregnancy?

Answer: Pickles

12. Question: There is a scientific term for when a sperm and egg unite. What is it called?

Answer: It is called a zygote.

13. Question: What is the hormone your body produces when you’re pregnant? 


Baby Shower Trivia Questions

Are you hosting a baby shower for your best friend and looking forward to planning everything perfectly? Even after reading several books, do your friends still feel like they are the most clueless parents? It's time to take things into your hands and level up. One way to do so is with this interesting question game for baby showers. You can host fun baby shower trivia games for your friends and their family and help them believe they aren't clueless about parenting. They are going to be the coolest parents for their babies!

New born baby feet wrapped in white blanket

14. Question: What is the first sense that the baby acquires after birth?

Answer: The first sense to be formed is the sense of touch

15. Question: Babies do not cry with actual tears till what age?

Answer: They do not cry with real tears till they are a month old. 

16. Question: How old are babies when differentiating between different people?

Answer: A baby starts differentiating between different people by three months. 

17. Question: When do babies start crawling?

Answer: They typically start crawling by 6-10 months.

18. Question: How often do babies wee?

Answer: They were every 20 mins for the first six months.

19. Question: Babies recognize their mother's voice at birth. How long does it take for them to recognize their father's voice?

Answer: 14 days. 

20. Question: How often should you feed your baby?

Answer: Every 2-3 hours.

21. Question: How often should new parents bathe their baby?

Answer: Not more than thrice a week. 

22. Question: When does the baby's umbilical stump fall off?

Answer: One to two weeks after birth.

23. The area around the umbilical cord stump of your baby must be cooled with moist towels. True or false?

Answer: False. It should be kept clean and dry.

24. When can you bathe the baby for the first time?

Answer: After the umbilical stump falls off.

25. When do babies start sitting up and holding their heads?

Answer: At about six months.

Random Baby Facts Trivia

Babies are unique! From being able to recognize their mother's scent and voice from inside the womb, to being super flexible, there are several similar funny baby facts that most of us are unaware of. These may seem shocking at first for everyone. While your little bundle of joy is unique and precious to you, some other babies have defied the odds and set a record just after being born. Let's see how much you know about them through this baby trivia game related to the fun fact about babies.

26. Question: A newborn baby can see up to _____? 

Answer: 8 to 14 inches only. 

27. Question: It takes some time for a baby's eye color to become fixed. How long does it take?

Answer: A baby's eye color gets fixed as he/she turns one year old. 

28. Question: Babies cannot recognize themselves in the mirror by the age of three. True or false?

Answer: False. Babies start recognizing themselves when they are 18 months to 2 years old.

29. Question: What can your baby easily do while you absolutely cannot?

Answer: Swallow and breathe at the same time.

30. Question: How many bones does your baby have?

Answer: 300 bones.

31. Question: Babies are born without kneecaps. True or false?

Answer: True. 

32. Question: Your baby will start smiling socially when they are _____ weeks old.

Answer: Between 6-8 weeks. 

33. Question: When do babies start learning to talk?

Answer: They start learning to talk in the womb after about 25 weeks into pregnancy.

34. Question: What unique abilities are babies born with?

Answer: They are born with the ability to hold their breath and swim.

35. Question: What is a baby's first poo known as?

Answer: Meconium.

36. Question: At what age can babies taste salt?

Answer: Babies can taste sweet and sour, but only by 3 to 4 months of age can their taste buds recognize salt.

37. Question: Which is the first sense a baby acquires after birth?

Answer: The sense of touch.

38. Question: What’s the average size of a newborn baby?

Answer: 7 pounds, 8 ounces

39. Question: Babies can recognize their mother’s voice at birth, but how long does it take them to recognize their father’s voice?

Answer: 14 days

40. Question: On average, how many hours does a newborn baby sleep per day?

Answer: 16 hours

41. Question: At what age is a child considered a toddler?

Answer: 1-year-old

42. Question: How much does the average baby boy weigh at birth?

Answer: 7 lbs 6 oz

43. Question: How much does the average baby girl weigh at birth?

Answer:7 lbs 2 oz

44. Question: On average, how much does it take to raise a child from birth to 17 years, in America?

Answer: It may take approximately 285,000 USD on average.

45. Question: What color do babies recognize when their color vision begins to develop?

Answer: Babies observe the color red first, then other colors, and by five months of age, they can see the full spectrum of colors.

46. Question: What is the record for the most babies born to a single woman?

Answer: 69 babies

47. Question: What are your chances of having twins (percentage)?

Answer: 3%

48. Question: How long is the average birth in hours?

Answer: 8-10 hours

49. Question: In which month are the most babies born in the U.S.?

Answer: August

50. Question: How long does it take for a baby to recognize/differentiate between familiar people?

Answer: By approximately three months of age, babies can differentiate between familiar and unfamiliar faces.

51. Question: Can babies breathe underwater?

Answer: No, babies would naturally hold their breath for up to 1 minute

52. Question: How many babies are born each second in the US?

Answer: It is estimated that a baby is born every 8 seconds in the US.

53. Question: How many babies are born each day worldwide?

Answer: An average of about 385,000 babies.

54. Question: What is the most popular baby name in the United States?

Answer: The most popular baby name in the United States as of 2019 is Liam.

55. Question: What is the most popular baby shower gift?

Answer: The most popular baby shower gift is usually something for the newborn, like clothes or a crib

56. Question: When do babies say their first word?

Answer: Most babies do say their word at around 12 months old

57. Question: What is the average age to walk as a baby?

Answer: About 12 months

58. Question: What is the most classic baby shower games?

Answer: Baby Bingo

59. Question: Do babies lose hair?

Newborns tend to lose the hair they are born with during the first few weeks of birth.

60. By the time of its birth, the human brain will speed its growth to adult size by its first birthday. True or false?

Answer: True

61. Children do not keep many memories from when they were under 3. True or false?

Answer: True

62. A baby’s brain will not stop developing until they have reached its mid-twenties. True or false?

Answer: True

63. A baby’s brain is only functional enough to perform language acquisition until it reaches its first four years. True or false?

Answer: True

64. A baby’s ear is the only sensory organ fully developed and reaches its full size before birth. True or false?

Answer: True

65. A newborn baby normally has a vision of 20/400. True or false?

Answer: True

66. For its first few months, a human baby will urinate almost every 20 minutes. True or false?

Answer: True

67. A baby’s intestines span a length of 11 feet long on average. True or false?

Answer: True

68. According to statistics, births on Saturdays are more likely to occur in the evenings. Sunday births are the least common days for a baby to be born. The highest percentage of births occur in the morning on weekdays. True or false?

Answer: True

69. The heart of newborn beats at 180 bpm. True or false?

Answer: True

70. Question: What is the heart rate of a toddler?

Answer: When the baby has reached its first year of age, it will go down to 115 bpm. On average, the heart rate in adults is 70-80 bpm.

Unique baby Trivia: Facts Across The World And History


Every culture and generation has had other unique ideas for celebrating new life. While some chose baby showers and a baby shower game as a way to welcome a new life. Some established unique traditions like 'God Bharai' in India and 'Red Egg and Ginger Parties' in China to celebrate parents-to-be. These unique traditions and customs make a great choice of questions and answers for the perfect trivia game. Some of these baby trivia questions are:

71. Question: The color pink was associated with baby boys in the 1900s. True or false?

Answer: True

72. Question: If someone is in South Africa and looking for disposable diapers for their baby, what will one ask for?

Answer: Disposables

73. Question: The highest number of babies born to a woman till now is 69. True or false?

Answer: True

74. Question: Name the baby with the highest number of teeth, 12.

Answer: Sean Keaney of UK 

75. Question: What is forbidden for pregnant Turkish women?

Answer: Turkish women are supposed to avoid looking at animals like monkeys, bears, camels, etc. instead, they are supposed to look at pleasant things. 

76. Question: Who was the lightest baby to survive ever? 

Answer: Sabie was the lightest baby ever, born at 245 gm. 

77. Question: What was the weight of the heaviest baby ever born? 

Answer: The heaviest baby weighed about 22lb 8oz (10.2 kg approx.).

78. Question: What is the highest number of babies to survive in a single pregnancy?

Answer: 8 babies.

79. Question: Where the word Baby come from? 

Answer: It comes from the babbling of a baby described as Ba-ba-ba-ba.

80. Question: For buying a pacifier in England, one will have to ask for a ________?

Answer: A dummy.

81. Question: What is Japanese for a baby?

Answer: Akachan.

82. What are baby shower parties known as in South Africa?

Answer: Stork parties

83. What are disposable diapers called in South Africa?

Answer:  Disposable diapers, usually known as Diapers in the US and Nappy in the UK, is called Disposables in South Africa.

84. Question: What is the baby shower equivalent in India?

Answer: Godh Bharai

85. Question: What do Chinese women avoid during pregnancies?

Answer: It is thought in China that pregnant women should avoid using glue or other adhesives, as it may cause birthing complications. Also, hammering nails is thought to cause deformity in the fetus.

86. Question: What is the first thing to do in the Netherlands when a woman is found pregnant?

Answer: Most expectant moms in Holland don't see an obstetrician but are instead referred by their family doctor to a local midwife practice.

87. Question: What is the traditional snack to celebrate a birth in the Netherlands?

Answer: "Beschuit met muisjes", meaning "biscuits with mice." The "mice" are miniature licorice bits with blue-and-white coating for boys, and pink-and-white for girls.

88. Question: What is traditional Japanese food on the arrival of a new baby?

Answer: Osekihan (red rice with red beans).

Celebrity Baby Trivia 

Let's be honest; since the day-to-be-parents get the best news, most of their free time is spent obsessing over cute things and reading interesting baby trivia questions. Besides the big things, like planning for your child's healthcare, many parents have dreamy expectations for their first baby shower. Most of them look up to celebrity baby showers for inspiration. Have you checked out all the cutest celebrity baby showers yet? Check out these celebrity baby shower trivia questions to find out!

89. Question: What was the most special thing about Khloe Kardashian's baby shower? 

Answer: The adorable elephant sculptures were made entirely from flowers.

90. Question: What was the color scheme for Ximena Duque's baby shower?

Answer: The whole decoration was done in the shade of Pink and Grey. 

91. Question: What was the theme of 'Fixer Upper' star Joanna Gaines's recent baby shower for her fifth boy, Crew Gaines? Hint: it had balloons and books!

Answer: "Baby's got Books" The decor featured huge book props with balloons as decorations.

92. Question: What was the theme of Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt's baby shower that featured blue-white, and gold decor?

Answer: Heaven sent.

93. Question: Candice Swanepoel planned a unique theme to pay homage to her South African roots. What was the theme of her baby shower?

Answer: It was Safari-themed.

94. Question: Jessie James Decker and her husband, Eric Decker, threw a sports-themed shower with a unique cake with _____ as a topping.

Answer: One rugby ball

95. Question: Which Hollywood icon's mother was pals with Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger?

Answer: Katharine Hepburn

96. Question: Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's brood of adoptive children has been compared to what entertainer's "Rainbow Tribe?"

Answer: Josephine Baker

97. Question: Mary Wollstonecraft's daughter would go on to write what horror classic?

Answer: Frankenstein

98. Question: Kennedy matriarch Rose outlived how many of her nine children?

Answer: 4

99. Question: What is Meghan and Harry’s son's full name?

Answer: Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor

100. Question: What is Kylie's baby's new name?

Answer: Khloé Kardashian suggested the moniker Wolf, and Kylie liked the initials "WW," so the new mom used the name Wolf Webster at "that moment."

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